Basecamp Hotel

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A modern trapper´s hotel

In the heart of Longyearbyen, you’ll find the epitome of modern-day Arctic trapper living. Our hotel is adorned in authentic trapper’s style, meticulously curated down to the finest detail, ensuring an immersive experience. Our dedicated staff will attend to your needs on a personal level, making your stay truly memorable.

Unwind in our glass-roofed Cognac loft, offering a serene ambiance and stunning views of the northern lights dancing overhead, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation.

The interior of Basecamp Hotel is a captivating blend of driftwood, sealskin, maps, pictures, and objects that eloquently depict the rich history and vibrant present of life in the Arctic. Each element contributes to an immersive experience, inviting guests to connect with the spirit of the region.

Each room at Basecamp Hotel offers a unique experience, featuring comfortable beds, private bathrooms, and a deliberate absence of TVs. This design choice encourages guests to disconnect from screens and immerse themselves fully in the Arctic environment, fostering a sense of tranquility and connection with nature.

Departing from Longyearbyen, we whisk you away to our remote outposts nestled in the wilderness, where your Arctic story awaits to unfold. Let the adventure begin!

Free
wifi
All year
around
16 rooms
/ 40 people
Breakfast
included
Eco Hotel

Basecamp Hotel has 16 rooms and can accommodate more than 40 people. Each room is individually decorated in traditional trapper style with driftwood, sealskin and slate. No two rooms are alike. In all our rooms there are comfortable beds and private bathrooms with showers. Our double rooms come with either two single beds or one double bed. In triple rooms we have bunk beds, in real trapper’s style. Double beds are by request only. Two of the rooms in Basecamp Hotel are suites, with separate bedrooms, lounge, and bathroom. From all the rooms you have a beautiful view over the town, towards the mountains surrounding the valley of Longyeardalen.

Single room

Our single room in real trapper’s style has a single bed, private bathroom with shower, and wireless Internet connection. Coffee or tea are complimentary, and our tasty breakfast is included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
1 person
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2390 NOK
per night

Twin Room

Our twin rooms in real trapper’s style have either two single beds or a bunk bed, private bathroom with shower and wifi. Double beds are on request only. Enjoy our tasty breakfast and complimentary coffee or tea.

Free Wifi
All Year Around
2 persons
Breakfast included
ECOLOGICAL HOTEL
Starting from 3190 NOK
per night

Triple room

Our triple rooms in real trapper’s style have one single bed and a bunk bed, a private bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. The price includes a tasty breakfast and coffee or tea are complimentary.

free wifi
all year around
3 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 3690 NOK
per night

Family room

Our family room has two bedrooms with two separate beds in each room. In addition, there is a nice loft in the living room that your youngsters will love. The room has a private bathroom and wifi. Breakfast and coffee/tea are included.

free wifi
all year around
6 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 4790 NOK
per night

Suite

The Basecamp Hotel suite is a couple’s suite, with one bedroom with a double bed, a living room and a loft with two extra beds. The suite has a private bathroom with shower, and free wifi. Breakfast and coffee/ tea is complementary.

free wifi
all year around
4 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 4790 NOK
per night

Once you’ve journeyed this far, the call to explore further beckons irresistibly. After a restful night’s sleep at Basecamp Hotel, you’re primed for new adventures. Join us as we venture to one of our more remote destinations: Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, Nordenskiöld Lodge, or Basecamp Trapper’s Station. By the time we return to Longyearbyen, you’ll be transformed, having unlocked the secrets whispered by the fjords, glaciers, and mountains of the Arctic.

For shorter stays, we offer a variety of captivating day trips departing daily from our reception. To ensure availability for your entire party, we recommend booking your trip in advance. Explore our list of summer and winter day trips below.

When experiencing the darkest season of the year some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours. We leave the town of Longyearbyen behind and search for the mighty Northern light out in the wilderness. In company with eager huskies and competent guides. Sleep well at the cosy and rustic Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.

Tue & Fri
4 days
October-February
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Child 5,590
Min. age 10
per person 8,590 nok
Next departure 1st Oct 2024

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Explore dog sledding in Svalbard on this full day adventure. We will bring you out in the beautiful Arctic landscape where you can enjoy a popular and authentic nature experience. You will manage your own team of huskies and the sledge, and a part of the adventure is a proper outdoor expedition lunch.

Wed, Thur, Sat, Sun
7 hours
31. Jan -12. May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-11 yrs 2,190
Min. age 8
per person 3,590 nok
Next departure 25th Feb 2024

Join us for a dog sledding adventure across the beautiful landscapes in Svalbard. On this trip you are accompanied by your team of Alaskan huskies and an experienced arctic nature guide. This is the time to fully enjoy the beautiful arctic scenery close to Longyearbyen. At the same time you are introduction to dog sledding and will for sure come back for more.

Mon, Fri
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-11 yrs, from 1,090
Min age. 6
per person 2,190 nok
Next departure 25th Feb 2024

Gather some of your Arctic winter experiences on a daytrip to Templefjorden. Learn the principals of snowmobile driving and enjoy the excitement as you get the hang of it. Experience an easy-going adventure in a smooth and open terrain, just far enough from Longyearbyen. Be the lucky one to observe some of the characteristic wildlife and the great view of mount “Tempelet”.

Selected dates
8 hours
February-May
Min. 4 snowmobile drivers
Lunch and warm drinks included
Passenger 2,590
Min. age 8
per driver 3,590 nok
Next departure 27th Feb 2024

Join us on a snowmobile adventure through the Arctic polar night. As soon as we drive away from Longyearbyen and into the darkness, our chances of observing the northern lights increases. When exploring Svalbard this time of the year you will see a faint light peeking over the snow-covered mountains, giving you the idea of a life in the south.

Selected dates
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 snowmobile drivers
Warm drinks included
Passenger 1,290
Min. age 8
per driver 2,290 2,590 nok

Embark on a drive towards Adventdalen where you will experience what is shrouded in Svalbard’s wintry darkness. Travel away from the city lights and admire a sky that city dwellers never see. Learn more about northern lights, the dark season and the history of Svalbard. Join us at Trapper’s Station, the home to our lovely sled dogs. A close meeting underneath the mighty winter sky with storytelling and happy Alaskan huskies eager to meet you.

Wed + Fri + Sat
3 hours
October-January
3-7 participants
Warm drinks included
child 5-11 yrs 690
Min age 5 years
per person 890 nok

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! You are entering a frozen landscape hiding architectural secrets created by natures robust hands. The darkness of the polar night sweeps over us, while the snow and the moon illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary and explore inside the glacier.

Selected dates
5 hours
November-January
Min. 4 participants
Lunch and warm drinks incl.
child 10-11 yrs 990
per person 1,590 nok
Next departure 26th Feb 2024

A wide fjord opens at 78°N on the west coast of Spitsbergen. Looking north you will see the distinct sailing mark Alkhornet. Looking south you will find Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, your home far away from home. Isfjorden is a gigantic fjord complex with cultural monuments from all Svalbard’s historical periods. Hop on our Polarcircle boat and explore the glaciers and characteristic mountains, bird- and wildlife that is conspicuous with great activity and traffic of nesting birds.

Tue,Thu, Sat
5 hours
June-September
Min. 4 persons
Lunch included
This trip starts at Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
Min. 4 persons
per person 2,690 nok

Join your Isfjord Radio guide on one of our favourite tracks along the old radio poles of the station given three optional route and activity alternatives. The hike will be approximately 10-16 km long depending on route.

Mon-Thu and Sun
6 hours
June-September
Min. 4 participants
Lunch, coffee/tea & snacks
Min. age 10
Min. 4 persons
per person 1,690 nok

Join us on an adventure under the sun that never sets. On this trip you participate in taking the huskies out for a run with wagon wheels, and you will get to spend time in the dog yard before and after the dog sledding. Find your adventurous spirit and enjoy the view of the Arctic countryside.

TUE, THUR, SAT, SUN
3,5 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-11 yrs 1,090
Min. age 6
per person 1,490 nok
Next departure 18th May 2024

This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

On request
4-5 hours
May-October
Min. 4 participants
Lunch included
Min. age 10
per person 1,590 nok

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

We have gathered important travel information to make your planning easier. We look at the best time to visit, how to get here and what to pack. We also have a trip level indicator to explain difficulty levels of our adventures. And we have put together a rich and detailed arctic dictionary with all you need to know about an adventure at Svalbard.

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